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Is the movie "Killing of a Sacred Deer", a metaphor or allegory?

So most of my friends are saying that the new movie "Killing of a sacred deer" is a metaphor or allegory. And my response is "a metaphor" or allegory of what? In my opinion at best it is something ...
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Why do the dialogs have such a cold tone in "The Killing of a Sacred Deer"?

In The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) all the dialogs have a very cold, formal, calculated tone. The way the family members talk to each other, the formal pleasantries, the lack of emotion in their ...
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Why does Matthew think that no one else realizing Steven’s two drinks was lucky?

In The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017), Matthew tells Anna about how he anesthetized Steven: Matthew: You know an anesthesiologist is never to blame for the bad outcome of an operation. The ...
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Why would Kim Murphy be scared that her parents bought a piano for Bob?

In The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017), Bob Murphy says to his sister, Kim Murphy about a piano: Bob Murphy: They bought me a piano. Mom told me it'd be here next month. They didn't tell you so ...
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What is the relevance of the scene with Kim at the hospital?

In the film The Killing Of A Sacred Deer, there is a scene where Kim is on the phone with Martin. Suddenly she is able to walk and goes to the window to look for him. She can't find him. After that ...
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What are the references to the known myths in the movie "The killing of a sacred deer"? [closed]

The movie is full of references to Greek myths apparently. The title itself, the four stages of sickness, etc. What are the other references that you could name and what known myths do they refer to?
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Why titling the movie with "The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) "

I just saw the movie trailer by a push of YouTube advertisement, the movie title drew my attention because I am happening working on conceptual analysis of one my project item material which with a ...
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